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STEMCELL Technologies Reviews

Updated 15 October, 2018
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  • "Low pay, small increase once a year can be very depressing" (in 5 reviews)

  • "Very low wages compared to cost of living in Vancouver" (in 3 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Planner"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at STEMCELL Technologies full-time

    Pros

    A great company with an open, innovative and supportive culture. Really lives their values of Scientists Helping Scientists. Also very inclusive, whether it is interns and co-ops students or full-time managers, everyone can contribute and be recognized for their effort.

    Cons

    Offices scattered across the city makes it difficult for communication among teams.


  2. "Co-Op Student"

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    Current Employee - Co-Op in Vancouver, BC
    Current Employee - Co-Op in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at STEMCELL Technologies full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great experience, training and environment

    Cons

    Managers sometimes have high expectations

  3. "Great but only Life Science company in Vancouver"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Vancouver, BC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at STEMCELL Technologies full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Passionate colleagues and innovative and Research and Development department.
    Everyone including senior managers working closely to make a technological breakthrough in life science.
    Enjoying working with people here.

    Cons

    Company is growing fast so lots of career opportunities however it seems like company hire more people from outside than internally.


  4. "Great life science company in Vancouver!"

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    Current Employee - Account Manager in Vancouver, BC
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at STEMCELL Technologies full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The people is what makes STEMCELL great. Intelligent, hard working, and fun!

    Cons

    Salary could be a bit better


  5. Helpful (1)

    "An awesome place to work!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at STEMCELL Technologies full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I love working for STEMCELL. This company has a ton of integrity, and truly cares about helping scientists. With fast growth there is always lots to do, and I always feel I'm making a meaningful contribution.

    Cons

    In rapid growth companies there is always lots to do, it can be hard to fit it all into an 8 hour day.

    Advice to Management

    With such quick growth and so much to do, encouraging work life balance is an important an area of focus.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at STEMCELL Technologies full-time

    Pros

    A good place to work. Very dynamic and fast paced environment with great people and cutting-edge technology.

    Cons

    It is hard to commute to meetings since the entire company is scattered between multiple building in Vancouver and Burnaby.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "STEMCELL"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at STEMCELL Technologies full-time

    Pros

    Many motivated people to work with.

    Cons

    Change management and communication from senior management to front line staff.

    Advice to Management

    Implement change management process to ensure that employees trust your judgement and decisions in making changes.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Stemcell"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Vancouver, BC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at STEMCELL Technologies full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great company culture - people are friendly, smart and motivated. Lots of opportunities to learn and get involved in projects. The work is interesting and challenging. Management is very supportive of professional development.

    Cons

    Management gets very excited about launching a new project or program but frequently loses interest halfway through.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Hardware Design Co-Op"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at STEMCELL Technologies full-time

    Pros

    Good team, good work environment, interesting work.

    Cons

    Took some time to integrate new hires, not always organized

    Advice to Management

    Know what you're going to have new hires doing right away and let them know.


  10. "Great Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at STEMCELL Technologies full-time

    Pros

    Very great place to work.

    Cons

    Offices are located in Vancouver


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